Poulton-le-Fylde Historical & Civic Society

DECEMBER  2018

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WELCOME TO

POULTON-LE-FYLDE HISTORICAL &  CIVIC SOCIETY,     

founded in 1981 by Rev David Wiseman, minister of Poulton U R C.

The site is intended to give visitors a  flavour of the town and its past, present and future.  We welcome contributions from all those with an interest in the history of Poulton-le-Fylde and its surrounding communities.


For St Chad’s website: stchadschurchpoulton-le-fylde.btck.co.uk

 

 


Poulton Historical Society has been interested in the conservation of the Edward VIII letter box on Lower Green for some time and have kept an eye on it. About 4 years ago we contacted the Letter Box Society and they have been extremely helpful. At the time, following their advice, we contacted Royal Mail and were assured by RM that it was safe.

However we were obviously concerned at its removal a few weeks ago. We were aware that it stood on private land and apparently it was the wish of the land owner that it should be removed.

We contacted the LBS again and on our behalf they contacted Royal Mail. The pillar box is safely in the storage of Royal Mail. The LBS emailed us to say that "Royal Mail will use the box as they see a need. It may be that they will choose another location in the vicinity if there is somewhere to put the box and the demand is there"

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